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Combined effort needed to fight out terrorism: Rajnath

Updated: Aug 23, 2016 15:59 IST

New Delhi, Aug. 23 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said the whole world has to come together in the fight against terrorism as there is need for combined effort.

Speaking at a function after inaugurating a composite building for the National Security Guard (NSG) in Samalkha near Delhi, Singh said the whole world has experienced terrorism and there is need for combined efforts.

Lauding the effort of NSG in counterterrorism operations, he said the commandos laid their lives and saved the strategic installations at Pathankot Airbase.

"NSG has created a special place in people's hearts ever since its establishment, you have instilled a sense of faith among people since its formation 1984," said Singh.

The minister said national pride gave the country its Independence, inspires the youth to join the force.

Singh also stressed on infrastructure development, capacity building, skill development and training assessment.

He said NSG personnel should visit the village of the martyrs on his birthday or martyrdom day and organise special programmes to inspire the youth.

He also asked NSG to publish a booklet on martyred commandos, adding that the country should not forget its Martyrs. (ANI)